Swedish Masquerade

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Swedish Masquerade

Couples face anti-clockwise around the line of dance.
M 1st Figure MARCH
March forward, lady turns under
And Return
Processional march, man begins on left foot, lady on right (outside feet), touch foot to the ground and pause slightly at centre of each step forward. Pivot on 6th step.
Lady turns under. (counts 7&8)
Processional march in return direction.
Lady turns under. (counts 15 & 16)
W 2nd Figure WALTZ
Step away, step together, Step away, step together. Waltz
Step away, step together, Step away, step together. Waltz
Couples hold nearest hands and in waltz time side step away from each other. Step together. Repeat
Waltz.
Repeat.
P 3rd Figure POLKA
Step away, step together, Step away, step together. Polka
Step away, step together, Step away, step together. Polka
Couples hold nearest hands and in polka time side step away from each other. Step together. Repeat
Polka.
Repeat.
16 bars each of March, Waltz, Polka
Has its is own tune but others can work.
Gracious couples dance. Can be used as an alternative to the bridal waltz or at debutant balls.

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